The Annie E Casey Foundation, Kids Count Data Center. This site contains hundreds of measures of child and adolescent well-being at the state and county level.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance 2009. Atlanta: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; 2010.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Adolescent Health US Data and Statistics.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention, National Child Health Survey, Child and Adolescent Mental Health. This site archives the portion of the NCHS survey that pertains to mental health and disabilities among children and adolescents
Child Trends Data Bank. This website uses a range of research and sources to provide current statistics and trends in child health and well-being status.
The Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative. This site has a database of measurement tools and strategies to assess and study the quality of care provided to children and adolescents. It covers a range of topics, including delivery screenings, preventive services, and teen specific surveys.
The Commonwealth Fund State Scorecard on Child Health System Performance, 2011. This shows each state’s performance on 20 different indicators of children’s health care access, affordability of care, prevention and treatment, and health system equity.
Data Resource Center for Child & Adolescent Health. This contains archives of state and national surveys, like the National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH) and National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs, and can chart risk factors by a number of different indicators.
Forum on Child and Family Statistics. America’s Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2010. (Childstats.gov)This report and website tracks the well-being indicators of children and adolescents, as well as their families. It is supported a collaboration of numerous federal agencies, and has a number of data sources and studies.
Green M and Palfrey J. (2002). Bright Futures: Guidelines for Health Supervision of Infants, Children, and Adolescents (2nded) Washington DC National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, Georgetown University.
Guttmacher Institute, Adolescents. Factsheets, State Policy trends, research articles, reports, and statistics that relate to adolescents.
HealthPeople.gov. This is a site measures the progress of the government’s 10 year national plan to improve the health of all Americans.
Kaiser Family Foundation, State Health Facts. Up-to-date and easily accessible data for the states with a range of topics related to health and well-being of children.
Kaiser Family Foundation. Fact Sheet: Sexual Health of Adolescent and Young Adults in the United States. January 2011
National Center for Children in Poverty. United States Adolescent Profile, June 2011.
The National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health). This study of a nationally representative sample of adolescents in 7-12 grades began in 1994 and has tracked their health status, social, economic, psychological, and physical well-being with contextual data to understand determinants of health from adolescent years into adulthood.
Public Policy Analysis and Education Center for Middle Childhood, Adolescent and Young Adult Health. National Health Interview Survey, 2006.